BHP's number of employees by region 2012-2020

This statistic shows the number of employees at BHP from 2009 to 2020, by region, as of fiscal years ended June 30. BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton is a British-Australian global mining company, headquartered in London and Melbourne. The company is one of the top global players in the mining and metals sector. In 2020, BHP employed 7,330 people in South America. The greatest share of BHP employees resided in Australia as of mid-2020, and the second-greatest share resided in South America.

Regional distribution of BHP employees

BHP is a British-Australian global mining company, headquartered in London, England and Melbourne, Australia. The company is one of the top global players in the mining and metals sector and one of the largest global producers of coal, copper, aluminium, iron ore, nickel, manganese, silver, and uranium.

The loss of BHP was 312 million U.S. dollars in 2016, down from a profit of 21.1 billion U.S. dollars in 2011. In 2020 the company's profits sat in the middle of those extremes, at 8.74 billion U.S. dollars. BHP is one of the largest uranium mining companies in the world, producing some 3,678 metric tons of uranium in 2020. In 2020, BHP produced 1.05 million metric tons of copper concentrate, alongside the production of other metals. BHP is one of the largest producers of refined copper.

As seen in the statistic above, the greatest share of BHP employees resided in Australia as of mid-2020. The second greatest share resided in South America, and the third greatest in Asia. The regional distribution of BHP employees corresponded with mineral production and reserves in the areas mentioned. Lead reserves worldwide are greatest in Australia, with an estimated 35 million metric tons of recoverable lead available to be economically extracted or produced that year. Australia’s nickel reserves are estimated at 20 million metric tons.

Number of employees at BHP from 2012 to 2020, by region*

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Source

Release date

September 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2012 to 2020

Supplementary notes

* Including employees from discontinued operations. Figures do not include contractors.
Data are for financial years ended on June 30.

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